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Wheel to riding plow

Description: Wagon wheel size riding plow with wooden seat; frame with seat (part a); wheels (parts b & c)
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wheelwright's traveler

Description: Iron traveler with wooden handle; used to measure the circumference of a carriage or wagon wheel by rolling it along the rim and then measuring an iron bar of same measurement to make a tire.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wheelwright's traveler

Description: Iron traveler with graduated markings on wheel; used to measure the circumference of a carriage or wagon wheel by rolling it along the rim and then measuring an iron bar of same measurement to make a tire
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

When Baylor College was at Independence

Description: Newspaper clippings regarding biography of R.E.B. Baylor, history of Baylor University, and memorial to R.E.B. Baylor, ca. 1900-1920
Date: unknown
Creator: Wedemeyer, Charles H.
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

When Texas Was Young

Description: Front and back covers of a booklet about Texas history. It includes four articles: The Battle of San Jacinto; A Surgeon's Story; The "Twin Sisters"; and Reminiscences, Piratical and Revolutionary, from the Career of Colonel Warren D. C. Hall. There is a stamp on the back that says "San Jacinto Battlefield Centennial Celebration, April 21, 1936."
Date: unknown
Creator: Ziegler, Jesse A.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Where Texas' Declaration of Independence Dawned"

Description: Reprint of article discussing the history of the Texas revolution and the work of the Historical Survey Committee to mark important historic buildings, sites, and gravestones.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stewart, Lloyd
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

White wedding gloves

Description: One pair of white wedding gloves with metal lacings and cloth facing. The gloves have a manufacturer's stamp inside. This pair was worn in the marriage of Bartow Angus Harper to Mary Barroe Hendrix, Montgomery Co., near Conroe, Texas, 1892
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Who is W. T. Eldridge?

Description: Pamphlet taking a position against the prison reform ideas of W.T. Eldridge, a businessman who ran the Imperial Sugar Company. The political commentary is addressed to the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Legislative Investigating Committee, and the Members of the Legislature of Texas. It includes several letters, question-and-answer transcripts and other documentation discussing Texas legislation and policies related to prisons.
Date: August 1913
Creator: Dunovant, Adelia A.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wichita Falls, Texas, 1890

Description: Bird's eye view of Wichita Falls notes court house, public schools, churches, and various businesses. A pictoral map of the city is visible in the center of the image with drawings of various buildings around the outside.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

William C. Winters bed

Description: Low post pine or cedar bed stained dark to resemble walnut; has 4 turned posts; made by furniture maker, William C. Winters, for his sister, Susan Bernice Winters, on the occasion of her marriage in 1844
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Winder

Description: Wooden yarn winder holds yarn for warping frame; includes 10 bobbins--2 of which are different from the others--that are wired through the center and held in 2 vertical rows
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wine glass

Description: Clear fluted wine glass with knopped stem and polished pontil, early Pittsburgh region
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wine glass

Description: Leaded glass wine glass with cut fan and diamonds design, applied circular foot, and polished pontil
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Winfield Scott Wallace and his wife]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Winfield Scott Wallace and his wife (either Lavinia Clark, or second wife, Effie King); from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz, D. H.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Wolfe City, Texas: 1891"

Description: Bird's eye view of Wolfe City notes public school, opera house, Melville Hotel, Methodist church, Baptist church, Wolfe City foundry, Wolfe City cotton seed oil mills, Cotton Belt railroad station, and Santa Fe railroad station
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wooden box

Description: Blue velvet lined wooden box with brass handle and hardware; contained button collection 1969-618
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wooden clogs

Description: Pair of wooden clogs with pointed toes and cut nail holes around front
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wooden gavel

Description: Carved wooden gavel made from the cedar ruins of Baylor College
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Wool carpet

Description: 3 rectangular ingrain wool rug strips (a,b,c); handwoven, reversible, floral and leaf patterns; "Carpet from Judge Theron Lance home, Cabot,VT. Made by Kate Lance, home dyed and woven, about 1865."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum